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RAILROADS & CANALS. – British Parliament, House of Commons (publishers)

Third [...Fourth; ... Fifth] Report from the Select Committee on Railway and Canal Bills

Published: [London], [8153]

Edition: 3 works

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RAILROADS & CANALS. – British Parliament, House of Commons (publishers).

Third Report from the Select Committee on Railway and Canal Bills; together with the Minutes of Evidence and Appendix. Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 18 March 1853. [London: undated, but 1853]. Pp.[i-]ii-iv, 1-246. 6 lithographic plates (two folding, two hand-colored). (Some light marginal staining, margins shaved occasionally cutting into printed marginal notes).

Fourth Report from the Select Committee on Railway and Canal Bills. Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 8 April 1853. [London: undated, but 1853]. Pp. [1-]2-8[-10].

Fifth Report from the Select Committee on Railway and Canal Bills; together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence and Appendix. Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 8 July 1853. [London: undated, but 1853]. Pp. [1-]2-30; 1-252. 5 folding letterpress tables at the end. Small errata leaf between pp.28 and 29. (Small tear to title, small void to outer blank margin of pp.17/18, pages 9-24 stained).

3 works in one volume, folio (13 x 8in; 330 x 203mm). Contemporary marbled paper-covered boards, letterpress label on the upper cover (rebacked, stitching occasionally broken with a few quires almost detached).

Fascinating: includes eye-witness accounts of many aspects of Railroads and Canals in mid-19th century Great Britain.

  • Binding Condition: acceptable
  • Overall Condition: acceptable
  • Size: 13 x 8in; 330 x 203mm
  • Name: Shadowrock Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Adam Langlands
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  • Email: adamlanglands@gmail.com
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